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crowd of people saying, what can i tell them. so he floated the idea of a peace corps. he didn't use that term but floated the idea saying to them if you are a doctor or an engineer, or a technician, would you be willing to go abroad for a year or two and help people in other countries and that would help the cause of democracy worldwide. and he went on and said that the people didn't go to school, college just to get better -- do financially better in their life but to do something for the world. how many of you who are going to be doctors are willing to spend your days in ghana, technicians or engineers, how many of you are willing to work in the foreign service and spend your lives traveling around the world. your willing business to do that, or merely serve a year or two in the service but on your willingness to contribute part of your life to this country, i think will depend the answer of whether a free society can. i think it can and i think americans are willing to contribute. but the effort must be -- than we've ever made it in the past. >> that may have been the end of it e
. and it was mostly led by two mean, theodore foster, who came from new england. his father was a u.s. senator. and guy beckley, who came from vermont, they kept it going from 1841 to 1848. that's amazing when you look at the history of newspapers in this country. in 1842, we still have a newspaper being published by the executive committee of the anti-slavery society. and sullivan, who was the printer out of jackson county, michigan, is still the printer. that's going to change. and beckley and foster are going to take over within a short time of managing the newspaper. this newspaper has an article here about -- written, describing frederick douglass. and it's actually when he was first starting to speak and what it was like to be a slave. and introduced many people who had a biased viewpoint that a slave could not necessarily be well educated, to hear these words spoken by a man who had recently been enslaved and how eloquently he spoke. we also have in this issue articles about supporting the liberty party. the liberty party would become the national party, electing people for president of
if they are using recycled water, i think i can smell the dead bodies. >> one of the reasons they took iwojima is they came in and fly 1,000 miles, bumper-to-bumper they had to go over iwojima to get to tokyo. iwojima would forewarn them by radar and they had two planes that could shoot down the injured between them when we were returning. they got so bad that a friend of mine who was there, he told me that they had submarines every 50 miles between tokyo to pick up the flyers. >> the battle for iwojima told by the men who were there told by 5:00 eastern on c-span 3. all weekend long, american history tv is featuring ann arbor, michigan, nicknamed tree town because of the tense forestation in parks and residential areas. hosted by the comcast cable partners, c-span's local vehicles recently traveled there. they explored the area's rich history. learn more all weekend here on american history tv. >> i come here tonight to say or two words for this campaign that is am can be into the last three weeks. >> on october 13th, john kennedy had his third of four debates with richard nixon and then the
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